Plants

Keep Control of your Landscape

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‘Tis the season. No, not that season. It’s Spring season, and time to make sure your landscape is well-prepared for the coming growth. Mul...

Seasonal Landscaping Tips for the Fall

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We’re saying goodbye to summer and hello to the colorful fall season! Over the next few months you can look forward to an evolving landscape ful...

Early spring interest, before the big plants...

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12 Classic Bulbs for Spring Blooms

Space-Saving Patio Accessories Make it Easy to Grow a Garden

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    Grow your own produce on your very own patio with these helpful patio accessories!   The Earthbox: If you don't have room fo...

How to Tell if you are Over-Watering or Under-Watering

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     Watering can be a tricky thing this time of year.  With the sweltering heat of summer, combined with a sunny day, plants...

Star of Summer: Butterfly Bush

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     Few plants brave the hot, dry, humid summers of Southern Illinois better than that of the Butterfly Bush. Blooming profusely ...

Attracting Hummingbirds in Southern Illinois

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  Invite hummingbirds to your garden by planting these summer-blooming plants!   Mandevilla vine – A tropical vine (unfortunately, ...

1-2-3 Recipe for a Successful Annual Container Planting

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    Container planting can be creative and fun, but the amount of choices you have when it comes to plant material can be overwhel...

The Best Methods for Japanese Beetle Control

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Seen any of these guys in your garden lately?  Chances are, you have because they are back in Southern Illinois just in time for summer. The n...

How to Spray for Weeds

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  You got your yard all cleaned up and looking good this spring, but now it's summer and you have little time to spend tending the garden. Soon ...

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